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A Barnard Winter, or A Review of Brian Friel's "Translations"

The night we watched Brian Friel’s “Translations” was bitterly cold, too cold for bare skin — the kind that has everyone walking hunched over, head and hands stuffed in close to their bellies.  953 more words

Inside the Rehearsals of... Translations, National Theatre

Rehearsals have begun for the National Theatre’s production of Brian Friel’s Translations. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening. 

Previewing at the National’s Olivier Theatre from the 22nd May, Brian Friel’s translations is an account  of nationhood, which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community. 140 more words

The Washington DC scene: 2 plays, a concert, books on language & translation

Brian Friel’s Translations at the Studio Theater (14th Street)

Friends and readers,

Since returning from Milan, and my health improving, I’ve been to the theater twice, and the concert hall at Kennedy Center, and the experiences have shown me whatever the rotten, seepingly poisonous and willfully destructive behavior of those in the rooms and corridors of a few staggeringly powerful individuals here in DC, the local culture has not lost its moral compass. 1,733 more words

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Molly Sweeney is coming to town!

By Our Correspondent | Opening Doorz Editorial | April 09, 2018

Molly Sweeney, directed by Rehan Engineer, which debuted in Delhi on October 10, 2017, and ran till October 16, is coming to Mumbai from April 19 till 22, 2018, at G5A Foundation, Mahalakshmi. 239 more words

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D&M Productions Presents "Molly Sweeney"

D&M Productions will present Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel at The Arts Center of the Capital Region, opening April 13.

Laura Graver plays the title role and Evan Jones plays Frank. 58 more words


How Reading Plays Helps Creative Writing

When I think of plays I read when I was young, I only remember Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar – both by Shakespeare ­– and both assigned reading at school. 473 more words


Brian Friel’s Last Play Gets Touching Production at The Irish Rep

By Karen Isaacs

 Brian Friel’s The Home Place, now at the Irish Rep through December 17, looks at a period of upheaval in Irish history, 1878. 726 more words